National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline – 1800 250 015

The National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline will automatically direct you to the Alcohol and Drug Information Service in your State or Territory.

Family Drug Support Telephone Support Line – 1300 368 186

Family Drug Support (FDS) provides up to date information on all aspects of alcohol and drug use relative to the families of people who use substances. FDS also operates a National 24 hr, 7 day a week telephone support service for families affected by alcohol and other drug issues.

Lifeline – 13 14 11

Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Lifeline’s crisis support service is available for anyone in Australia who wants to speak to a trained Crisis Supporter over the phone, any time of the day or night.

The Lifeline Service Finder is a directory of free or low cost health and community services available in Australia.

Quitline – 13 78 48

Contact Quitline for help to quit smoking. Talk to a counsellor or request a callback.

The Quitline offers an online chat service and has resources for health professionals. Visit their website for more information.

Canberra Health Services

Go to or phone the switchboard ph 02 5124 0000

Support Services – other

Suicide Call Back Service1300 658 467
Beyond Blue1300 224 636
MensLine Australia1300 789 978
StandBy Support After Suicide1300 727 247
Kids Helpline1800 551 800
Headspace1800 650 890
Head to
Life in MindSuicide prevention portal:
Sane1800 187 263 (10am to 10pm)
Online forums:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 92 76
Lesbian, gay, bixexual, trans and/or intersex 1800 184 527
Culturally and linguistically diverse

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